Category Archives: Holidays

President Trump Speaks at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s National Days of Remembrance

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White House Easter Egg Roll – Bunny Cams

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My Spring

In the cold North, Spring comes in gradually.  Maybe it is because Winter is overstaying its time, and I watch more carefully to spot Spring’s coming, but every year I notice the small things that tell me that we are … Continue reading

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Pączki Day (Detroit Style) aka Fat Tuesday

It’s Pączki Day, and in Detroit that means you should be sure to wear your stretchy pants or, as my old friend Denise used to say, your expando clothes! Pączki, or Polish doughnuts, are eaten on Fat Thursday in Poland … Continue reading

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What is Love?

On this feast of St. Valentine, my thoughts are not quiet. It seems as if the evil that is manifest in the happenings of these days is pressing against the screen that guards my spirit. So. I will think about … Continue reading

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The 4th Sunday of Advent

On this last Sunday before Christmas, we open our hearts to God’s gift, as it was prophesied: Isaiah 7:14: The Lord himself shall give you a sign; behold, a virgin shall conceive and bear a son and shall call his … Continue reading

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“Hallelujah!” Random Act of Culture

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